Liquid Skin, released in September 1999, is the second album by Gomez. The band produced it themselves and it followed the same vein of their award-winning 1998 album Bring It On. The track 'We Haven't Turned Around' was featured on the soundtrack to American Beauty. Revolutionary Kind" – 4:32. Blue Moon Rising" – 4:48. Las Vegas Dealer" – 3:55. We Haven't Turned Around" – 6:29. Rhythm & Blues Alibi" – 5:03.
Written-By – Ben Ottewell (tracks: 2 to 11), Ian Ball (tracks: 2 to 11), Olly Peacock (tracks: 2 to 11), Paul Blackburn (tracks: 2 to 11), Tom Gray (2) (tracks: 2 to 11). Notes. Recorded at Parr Street Studios Liverpool, Abbey Road London, The Strongroom London, Blackwing London, Haremere Hall East Sussex and Ilkley Moor. Mastered at The Townhouse.
Gomez's secondhand appropriations of American music, crossed with ambling arrangements and a hazy atmosphere indigenous to home recordings, won them a larger audience who expected the group's second album, Liquid Skin, to be a great breakthrough. They may be disappointed to find that it's not. Instead, Liquid Skin is a cleaner, more streamlined version of the debut; it's clear that the band made the move from the garage into a professional studio
Oh s t we somehow got our record deal, we are a band and we go to the studio now. We’re not going to be hacking it all together. Going to Number 2 in the UK Album Chart on its release in September 1999, Liquid Skin not only justified the label’s faith to allow the band to work how and where they wanted, but it saw the British band crystallize their unique sound & grow audiences in America, Australia and other parts of the world, confirming that their Mercury Prize-winning debut. The new Liquid Skin deluxe 2CD will include 5 previously unreleased tracks, 4 previously unreleased alternate versions and 9 live tracks recorded at The Fillmore in San Francisco in 2000.
Liquid Skin, released in September 1999, is the second album by Gomez. 1. Hangover 2. Revolutionary Kind 3. Bring It On 4. Blue Moon Rising 5. Las Vegas Dealer 6. We Haven't Turned Around 7. Fill My Cup 8. Rhythm & Blues Alibi 9. Rosalita 10. California 11. Devil Will Ride. View All . Thank you to the following people for keeping this profile up-to-date. Would you like to contribute? Register . Lists.
Gomez are an English indie rock band from Southport, comprising Ian Ball (vocals, guitar), Paul "Blackie" Blackburn (bass), Tom Gray (vocals, guitars, keyboards), Ben Ottewell (vocals, guitars) and Olly Peacock (drums, synths, computers). The band is distinguished in having three singers and four songwriters, employing traditional and electronic instruments.
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Guitar, Vocals – Matt Turner Written-By – Ottewell*, Ball*, Turner*, Peacock*, Blackburn*, Gray*
Engineer [Initial Engineering] – Dave Hadley
|3||Bring It On
Guitar [Extra] – Ken Nelson And The Samurais*
|4||Blue Moon Rising||4:48|
|5||Las Vegas Dealer
Handclaps [Flamingo] – Alton Towers, Disco Ken
|6||We Haven't Turned Around||6:29|
|7||Fill My Cup||4:38|
|8||Rhythm & Blues Alibi
Guitar [Flange] – Steve Fellows
Guitar [Abstract/heroic Guitars] – Steve Fellows
|11||Devil Will Ride
Alto Saxophone – Tony LoobyPiano – Jack TinkerTenor Saxophone – Rob CharlesTrumpet, Valve Trombone – Tony Robinson Vocals – Bramham*, Joey The Dog, Krishnadasan, Mojave 3, Page*, Ward
NotesPromo Cdr In PVC Sleeve With Inlay
|7243 8 48220 2 6, CDHUTX 54||Gomez||Liquid Skin (CD, Album, Ltd)||Virgin, Hut Recordings||7243 8 48220 2 6, CDHUTX 54||Europe||1999|
|7087 6 14365 2 5, DPRO-14365||Gomez||Liquid Skin (CD, Album, Promo)||Virgin Records America, Inc., Virgin Records America, Inc.||7087 6 14365 2 5, DPRO-14365||US||1999|
|7243 8 48218 2 1||Gomez||Liquid Skin (CD, Album, Unofficial)||Virgin||7243 8 48218 2 1||Bulgaria||Unknown|
|VJCP-68153||Gomez||Liquid Skin (CD, Album)||Virgin Japan||VJCP-68153||Japan||1999|
|CDHUT54, 7243 8 48218 2 1||Gomez||Liquid Skin (CD, Album)||Hut Recordings, Virgin||CDHUT54, 7243 8 48218 2 1||UK||1999|